Fr. Andrew and Fr. Stephen are hosting a new podcast called Lord of Spirits which explores the reality of gods, angels, demons and spirits. They look at the Bible and Tradition to help modern people understand how the term “monotheism” does not apply to traditional Christianity.
Prince Ivan and The Grey Wolf is one of the most famous Russian fairy tales. In the wake of the new podcast “In a Certain Kingdom” by Nicholas Kotar, where he will tell and discuss these Russian tales, I interpret the Prinve Ivan story in detail, looking at how it maps unto the pattern of reality.
We look at a basic defense of Symbolism and how it is different from hermeneutics. This is an interview I gave for the Romanian “campfire” youtube channel.
In the Gospel, we are presented with a choice between Jesus and Barrabas. This relationship is emphasized by the text itself, but it also acts as a fail-safe in the Christian story to avoid certain excesses.
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John Vervaeke, Paul Vanderklay and myself discuss the question of the meaning crisis, the reality of emergence/emanation and the value of narrative. This conversation brought about many elements we have not discussed before in our one our previous encounters.
We look at how postmodern theory informs its activism by explicitly using the pattern of the virus and disease to describe their activities. Jacques Derrida himself said: “All I have done is dominated by the thought of a virus, what could be called a parasitology, a virology”. This pattern of virology butts up in an extreme way against WWII propaganda and the narrative surrounding the current pandemic.
Symbolism of masks in the current context and how they relate to religious veils.
This is a discussion I had with John Vervaeke’s for his podcast Voices with Vervaeke. We discuss a reinterpretation of Original Sin, Covid the protest and how the meaning crisis has been brought into our bodies.
I describe my most recent drawing in which I try to create a synthesis of the Symbolic World.